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Name:Crib Goch
Hill number:1976
Height:923m / 3028ft
Parent (Ma):1963  Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Snowdon
Catchment:Glaslyn, Catchment Boundaries, Seiont
Watershed:Cardigan Bay
Class:Simm, Furth, Hewitt, Nuttall, High Hills of Britain,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Trail 100
Grid ref:SH 62424 55189
Summit feature:rock
Col:857m  SH621551  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17W
Comments:Added to Trail 100 list Jan 2020
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1231 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Pen y Pas. Great weather and spectacular views. Busy. Required concentration all the way. With Duncan.Campbell Singer08/10/2023
Day one of Dragons Back Raceemily04/09/2023
Snowdon Horseshoe with Nick and Kevsebastiencale13/07/2023
Parked S of Pen-y-Gwryd to avoid charges, then walked up to Pen y Pass and completed the classic Snowdon Horseshoe.welshyboyo03/05/2023
As part of the Snowdon Horseshoealunrees4018/04/2023
With Ben on a 3-day backpack over the Welsh 3000ft peaks from Llanfairfechan to Pen-y-passalistairpooler17/04/2023
with M -Snowdon HorseshoeFabioski03/04/2023
Snowdon Horseshoe with Gary. 1. Crib Goch 2. Crib-y-Ddysgl 3. Yr Wyddfa 4. Y Lliwedd 5. Y Lliwedd East Top 6. Lliwedd Bachpaulh7931/03/2023
Snow and ice on most of the route. 40mph at the summit and poor visibility for the last 200m. Overall a fairly smooth day on the hill with some nice scrambling.SophieJPugsley26/02/2023
Crib Goch, Crib Y Ddysgl, Snowdon and Craig Fach. great day despite the clag!teamnaughtyfamjam12/11/2022
Snowdon HorseshoeJHes15/07/2022
Snowdon horseshoe. Amazing day in perfect weatherBarns15009/07/2022
Snowdon Horseshoe with Ao-Hin and EdIam_JoshEdwards29/05/2022
Traversed ridge via usual route of ascent up Pyg Track and scramble of East Face from Bwlch y Moch. Continued to summits of Garnedd Ugain and Yr Wyddfa. Low cloud and moderate winds throughout with visibility poor. Several other walkers turned back from start of arete to descend towards Bwlch y Moch.southern_rambler26/09/2021
Snowdon horseshoe completed with K. Crib Goch as entertaining as ever.Fabioski16/09/2021
DBR recce.MGT6729/07/2021
Pen y Pass, Snowdon horseshoeandrew.morel27/06/2021
Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Crib Y Ddysgl, Snowdon, Y LLiwedd, Y Lliwedd East top, Lliwedd Bach and Gallt y Wenallt. Absolutely glorious day :)WelshMountainGoat3802/04/2021
With Kim & Lucy. Fantastic conditions - sunny, dry and mostly light winds :-).alistairpooler11/10/2020
Crib Goch, Crib y Ddysgl, Snowdon, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd East Top, Lliwedd Bachkeithouk11/10/2020
Parked at the roadside pay and display near Pen Y Gwyrd. Bagged as part of the snowdon horseshoe. Great weather and a great day!alunrees3719/07/2020
Ascent via the East RidgePaul_142_uk21/08/2019
First time up Crib Goch. The Pyg Track will never be the same again! Fantastic views. On to Crib y Ddsgl and Snowdon before heading south and doing Cadair Idris.MysteriousSue21/07/2019
Part of the snowdon horseshoeBucks6901/07/2019
Climbed Crib Goch on the way to Snowdon's summit, via Crib y Ddysgl. Scorchingly hot day across the rest of the country but pleasantly warm and cloud covered with a nice breeze in Snowdonia.Cap_Thunderbolt29/06/2019
Went up Snowdon via Crib with friendsBuckleymon21/05/2019
DB Race day 1milejunkie20/05/2019
Brilliant day, not best conditionsdeb.thompson03/05/2019
First climb of the long weekend with the boys. Splinter group - Daz, Stu, Mark, Steve, Paul T, BrettRumbo03/05/2019
Traverse to Rhyd DduN.Morters09/04/2019
On Snowdon horseshoe with Ben and Nathan. Some snow but nice weather.axoree06/04/2019
Have been over Crib Goch many times. This winter traverse was probably the most funsturuss03/02/2019
Fantastic day. From YHA Pen-y-Pass: Crib Goch, Crib y Ddsgl, Snowdon, all Y Lliwedd tops. Weather not bad for this time of year but snow from 900m up. Didn't see a soul on Crib Goch. With GFE.Fionalevey20/12/2018
From pen y pass, Beautiful sunshineCoxswain05/09/2018
Ascended from Pen Y Grywd as the Pen y Pass car park was full with overnighters & YHA customers even at 7am. Maisie fully enjoying, if a little apprehensive, her first 'proper' scramble.DanMaisieBex09/08/2018
From Pen-y-Pass: Craig Fach, Crib Goch, Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl) and Snowdon. Back via the Pyg Track. Very misty, steamy day with some rain after weeks of hot sun. Ascent 1269 metresLazylizzie12/07/2018
Via North Ridge on scrambling coursePaul_142_uk11/07/2018
4th ascentChasejet26/06/2018
Sixth of Welsh 3000s weekPeakyPete26/06/2018
WELSH 3000's Started 03:30 in the Pen-y-Pass CP with GAVIN SIMPSON and DAVE FOWLER > Craig Fach > Crib Goch (3028) > Crib y Ddysgl (3495) > Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa (3560) > (Nant Peris) > Elidir Fawr (3031) > Y Garn (3107) > Glyder Fawr (3284) > Castell y Gwynt (3189) > Glyder Fach (3262) > Tryfan Far South Peak > Tryfan (3010) > (Llyn Ogwen) > Pen yr Ole Wen (3209) > Carnedd Dafydd (3425) > Carnedd Llewelyn (3491) > Yr Elen (3156) > Foel Grach (3200) > Garnedd Uchaf [Carnedd Gwenllian] (3035) > Foel-fras (3097) > finished 22:30 SH73164 66324 29 miles - 14300 ft ascent (19 hours)Mark A Hartry02/06/2018
First attempted a direct assult, but turned back and then found a route up the right hand side I was more comfortable with.chillyman814/05/2018
on route down from Snowdonjmistry8621/04/2018
snowdon horseshoe craig fach, crib goch, crib y Ddysgl, snowdon, y Lliweed, y Lliweed east top, Lliweed bach, from pen y pass.robertphillips05/08/2017
Classic Snowdon horseshoe from PenyPass with a group of older explorer scouts. Great weather on Crib Goch but clouded over on Snowdon and rain from Y Lliwedd onwards. Long day.richard6901/07/2017
Sarah, Sue & Juan from Cricieth Camp. Snowdon Horseshoe. Wet, windy and low cloud. Had to lead group of eight along the ridge.Rob Rees25/06/2017
Snowdon HorseshoeDan Baddeley03/06/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac31/05/2017
With MH. Snowdon Horseshoe, later joining rest of party. Never ceases to be brilliant. Pity Pen-y-pass car park was full at 7:45am though!Mark Jackson31/05/2017
with Dan and Ben BridgwaterLouieb7828/05/2017
Nuttall Walk WN 3.1 The Snowdon Horseshoe from Pen y Pass. Crib Goch, Crib y Ddysgl, Snowdon, Y Lliwedd, Y Lliwedd East Peak, Lliwedd Bach and Gallt y Wenallt. 12.3km with 1300m ascent in 8 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan09/05/2017